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Donnelly (Steamboat), C94988, 1913


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Port Number: 269 Year Number:4 of 1875
Name: ROCHESTER, HASTINGS, EURYDICE, DONNELLY,
Description: Steamer
Tons: 211
When Built: 1865
Where Built: Montreal
Present Master: W.E. Swales (1875)
Builders name & date of certificate: Aug. I8, 1875
Description of vessel:
      Length: 158 feet
      Breadth: 26 feet
      Depth of hold: 9 feet & 5/1Oths. at amidships
      Masts: One
      Stern: Round
      Bowsprit: None
      How Built: Carvel
      How Rigged: Not
      Figure-head: None
      Decks: One
      Engine-room: 72 feet long, 154 tons
Subscribing owners, George S. Dauntry of Cobourg dated March 10, 1864, and after many changes the vessel was owned by Charles F. Gildersleeve during 1872. the name was changed to HASTINGS by order in council dated May 7,1877, Charles Chamberlain of Toronto was the owner dated Dec. 14, 1883 and the register was Transferred to Toronto July 4, 189Q and name changed to EURYDICE by order in council dated May 16, 1890 No. 94988 while still registered at the Port of Toronto her name was again changed to DONNELLY likely from her master in 1885 Thomas Donnelly, she was rebuilt and remeasured many times her last dimensions at Toronto were as follows
Length = 142 feet
Breadth = 24 feet & 7/10 ths.
Depth of hold = 8 feet & 8/1O ths.
Toronto Register closed Nov. 5, 1920
NOTATIONS Dismantled & out of commision
      Port of Kingston Shipping Registers
      1846 to 1874



Paddle wheel steamer DONNELLY.* Official Canadian No. 94988. Of 319 tons gross; 90 tons Reg. Built at Montreal, Que., in 1863. Home port, Toronto, Ont. 142.0 x 24.7 x 8.8 Owned by the Donnelly Salvage & Wrecking Co.
      * formerly steamer EURYDICE, HASTINGS.
      Name Changes from Registry Books of the Dominion of Canada,
      on December 31, 1913. Sessional Papers Vol. XLV11 No. 16



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ex ROCHESTER, HASTINGS, EURYDICE
Date of Original:
1913
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Local identifier:
McN.R.885
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Donnelly (Steamboat), C94988, 1913